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Date:      Mon, 14 May 2012 04:55:20 +0200
From:      Juan Francisco Cantero Hurtado <iam@juanfra.info>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Off topic: NetBSD or OpenBSD for Alpha server ?
Message-ID:  <jops6p$vi2$1@dough.gmane.org>
In-Reply-To: <4FA41738.4040901@kleppnett.no>
References:  <4FA41738.4040901@kleppnett.no>

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On 05/04/2012 07:51 PM, Kenneth Hatteland wrote:
> Since the alpha forum for FreeBSD is closed, and there has not been
> Alpha support since 6.4 I wondered about which OS to install on a alpha
> server I am getting quite soon. I guess FreeBSD 6.4 is perhaps not the
> best since it is not maintained and the ports tree likewise ?
>
> So I checked the 2 other main contenders and just wanted to ask if
> anyone here had an opinion what 2 install of the BSDs ? Or perhaps
> FreeBSD 6.4 is a good choice ( I have not tested Open or Net BSD so
> FreeBSD is my hometurf) The machine will probably be a server to have
> fun with and hopefully learn something from. Perhaps some server role in
> my rig, routing, security etc.....
>
> Any advise would be nice :)

Hi. I don't have experience with Alpha but OpenBSD supports this arch. 
Take a look:
- http://openbsd.org/51.html . The number of pre-built packages is not bad.
- http://openbsd.org/alpha.html

Cheers.






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